This is one of those oddball combinations in search of a home. It's an Android smartphone on one side using a SIM card and GSM service. On the other side is a real point & shoot zoom lens camera. It's like someone glued the two together. If someone could get voice calls to work on this, it might be interesting. The description isn't clear whether or not the cellular service is data-only.
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posted: Nov. 24, 2012 @ 10:49p
Interesting device. It does say:
"Device with no support for GSM voice communication."
posted: Nov. 24, 2012 @ 11:43p
takhyon said: Interesting device. It does say:
"Device with no support for GSM voice communication."thanks for noticing that. I guess the only choice is to use VOIP for calls (GrooveIP, Talkatone, etc). It does have a mic since it supports voice commands and also has a speaker. Too much hassle IMHO.
posted: Nov. 25, 2012 @ 12:03a
It is listed on Samsung website available on AT&T. Though they claim it is Camera plus smartphone, it is not. Good Optical Zoom - 21x Zoom (23mm~483mm).
Product Features Camera plus smartphone The Galaxy Camera is the perfect combination of photo technology and mobile device. Itís a whole new kind of camera that doesnít just capture smiles, it lets you use voice commands, share images and videos instantly and take full advantage of the Androidô 4.1, Jelly Bean platform. Itís the sophisticated camera thatís as easy to use as a smart mobile device Ė and just as much fun.
Why would you produce this device without quad band GSM voice? It couldn't t have made a big difference in manufacturing cost. I know people that would have really liked this product if it hade full voice phone capability.
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